Wait! Wait! Jesus Will Come!

Watch ye and wait, O brethren of God

Author: Edward S. Ufford
Tune: [Watch ye and wait, O brethren of God]
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Watch ye and wait, O brethren of God,
Wait for the coming of Jesus our Lord;
Ages have passed, yet bright grows the dawn,
Jesus has promised to come in the morn.

Refrain:
Wait! wait! Jesus will come,
Soon will our bridegroom descend from His throne;
Wait! wait! Jesus will come,
Jesus is coming again to His own.

2 Steadfastly wait, and patiently pray,
Thus did our fathers who wished for the day;
Cheerful they toiled and calmly did die,
Waiting for Jesus to come from the sky. [Refrain]

3 Some day the sky will part like a scroll,
Over the earth will the judgment trump roll;
But to the saints ’twill happiness bring,
Since they have waited so long for their king. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12943

Author: Edward S. Ufford

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Text Information

First Line: Watch ye and wait, O brethren of God
Title: Wait! Wait! Jesus Will Come!
Author: Edward S. Ufford
Refrain First Line: Wait, wait Jesus will come
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12943
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The Cyber Hymnal #12943

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